Bikes vs Trains–The opening of Tilikum Crossing

Today ends the first week of commuting on the newly opened public transit/pedestrian/bike bridge, THE TILIKUM CROSSING: This new bridge has been the promised land for commuters of all kinds coming to downtown from the east side and connecting Milwuakie to Portland proper.  For as long as I have lived in Portland I have talked … Continue reading Bikes vs Trains–The opening of Tilikum Crossing

Luck and hopin’ – Bike Mechanics by Alice

The sense of purpose and ownership of my task I feel when biking (and while wearing my shiny, blinky, reflector vest) extended nominally to my actual, physical bike as well.  I have never been much of a bike mechanic.  I think I could ride my bike to any point on the globe, if I did … Continue reading Luck and hopin’ – Bike Mechanics by Alice